A Stitch in Time

These Indian designers’ love affair with the humble Kantha stitch is as much a tale of empowerment and sustainability as it is of contemporising tradition.

Kimi Dangor

Invisibilising the Visible: The Making of the Art of Kantha in Bengal

The essay attempts to position ‘kantha’ as an art object and to trace the trajectory of textile artisans, whose voices and art have both been left outside the paradigm of art historical intervention.

Brishti Modak
Tallur For MAP

In Conversation with Tallur L.N.

In an exclusive interview with MAP, the award-winning artist Tallur L.N. discusses his video work Interference, as well as the influences, interests and references that inform his practice more broadly.

Namrata Arjun